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Agriculture needs high-speed link with tech world

Western Farm Press - ‎14 hours ago‎
From left, Dan Hodgson of Farm QA and Julie Borlaug with the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, discuss meeting global agricultural challenges through technological advancements with Forbes Publisher Rich Karlgaard at the Forbes ...

Waiting for flight at Terminal 1? Stop by exhibit of Minnesota food history

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Norman Borlaug is standing there right next to the moving walkway on Concourse C at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Changing perceptions crucial for agricultural markets

Southwest Farm Press - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Ryan Lepicier, left, senior vice president of marketing and communications at the National Peanut Board, discusses keys to survival in the marketplace with Mickey Kaiser, an Elberta, Ala.

Technology Is Making Huge Changes In The World Of Agriculture

Forbes - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
... from big data to robots to satellites to machine learning to benevolent fungi. In this week's episode of The Premise, we talked to Julie Borlaug, the granddaughter of Nobel Peace Prize-winner Norman Borlaug, who's carrying on the family legacy by ...

Better seed for a better life: the Senate should ratify the plant genetics treaty

Agri-Pulse - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The wheat that Norman Borlaug developed was based on a combination of materials from the U.S., Japan and Mexico which, in turn, thrived in India and Pakistan.
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The Global War Against Fossil Fuels

Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
They also explain how the Nobel Prize winning scientist Norman Borlaug developed a wheat strain that more economically utilizes the sun's energy to produce edible grain.

39th Annual Quilt Auction Surpasses goal

Cresco Times Plain Dealer - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Assisting them were ringmen Brady Norman, Greg Prochaska and Brenda Lentz as well as numerous other volunteers. With the auction underway and bidders vying for their favorite donated item, one thing was clear; it seemed the ... The carving, created by ...

'Big Ag' may resonate with activists, but it doesn't mean very much

Genetic Literacy Project - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Most often attributed to the work of Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug, who worked improving corn harvests in Mexico and other improvements in the Philippines and Pakistan.

5 questions for ...Reid Christopherson, Executive Director of the South Dakota Wheat Commission, Garretson S.D.

Grand Forks Herald - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The duality of this role was expressed exceptionally well by Norman Borlaug: "If you desire peace, cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the fields to produce more bread; otherwise, there will be no peace.

Cole 50th Anniversary

Bryan-College Station Eagle - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
They have two children, Keith (B. S. TAMU, 1991) who serves as Associate Director of the Texas A&M Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture and Allison (B.

Want to control immigration? Look to ag, development

DesMoinesRegister.com - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
He's spent his silver-haired years preserving and furthering the legacy of Iowa-born scientist Norman Borlaug, whose work on improving wheat is credited with saving a billion lives.

Column: Why land may not be the smartest place to put your nest egg

Bend Bulletin - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
This revolution involved the discovery by Fritz Haber of a cheap process to produce ammonia for fertilizer at the beginning of the century and the discovery of new high-yield strains of wheat by Norman E. Borlaug at midcentury. Both men won Nobel ...
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How we are innovating our way to cheaper land prices

American Enterprise Institute - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
This revolution involved the discovery by Fritz Haber of a cheap process to produce ammonia for fertilizer at the beginning of the century and the discovery of new high-yield strains of wheat by Norman E. Borlaug at midcentury. Both men won Nobel ...

Farmers' revolution betrayed by subsidies

BDlive - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The revolution's ideologues were Nazareno Strampelli and Norman Borlaug. Their work gave farmers high-yielding cereal varieties and led to the development of better fertilisers, pesticides and irrigation systems.

Students explore future in agricultural and life sciences

Tallahassee.com - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The World Food Prize Foundation also recognized nine FYI students as Borlaug Scholars for their scholarly research and presentation of scientific and policy recommendations to address key global challenges.

Digging up dirt (and crops) in the Big Ten: BTN LiveBIG

Big Ten Network - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The University of Minnesota can count among its alumni arguably the most famous agricultural biologist ever, Nobel Prize recipient Norman Borlaug, whose research earned him the sobriquet “the man who saved a billion lives.' Join us now as we step out ...

Avoid 'Miracle' Rice, Just Eat a Carrot!

Common Dreams (press release) - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Norman Borlaug, father of the Green Revolution, died on September 9, 2009. Alfred G. Gilman died on December 23, 2015. Both were Nobel laureates and now both dead.

Myth debunked: Are GMOs dangerous?

Times of Malta - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Long story short, GMOs have given us 90 per cent of soy, cotton, and corn products, made sugar-free drinks possible, and helped Nobel-Laureate Norman Borlaug save a billion lives by feeding Third World countries. Surely these are good enough reasons to ...
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Several Ag Leaders Praise Pence Pick for VP; Nebraska Farmer Touts Trump

KTIC - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Putnam said he fears that Norman Borlaug, the plant breeder who developed the Green Revolution that increased agricultural productivity in India, would not be able to carry out his research at land grant colleges if he were alive today.

Free transportation during Cresco's 150th Celebration

Cresco Times Plain Dealer - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
An additional shuttle bus will provide round trip service during tours of the Norman Borlaug Farm. Shuttle leaves from the Howard County Historical Museum.
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